James Cato Ferguson v. Coachella Valley Association of Governments, et al.

The demurrer is sustained without leave to amend. Riverside County Transportation is to prepare a proposed order and give notice pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 1019.5, forthwith.


This Petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief challenges decisions made by Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG), and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to allow CVAG to expend funds on a multi-modal— bicycle/pedestrian/electric vehicle (NEV)—pathway project called CV Link.


Petitioner seeks to prevent CVAG from funding CV Link with money from any of three sources: (1) Riverside County Transportation Commission ("RCTC") Ordinance No. 02- 001, "Riverside County Transportation Commission Transportation Expenditure Plan and Retail Transaction and Use Tax Ordinance (Measu........